Grass fire burns down two rural houses

SEBASTIAN — Firefighters worked fast to put out a brush fire that burned down two abandoned houses.

Sebastian firefighters were the first on the scene yesterday and called for assistance to help put out the fire.

The fire started around 4 p.m. and was contained about 6:50 p.m. with the help of multiple fire departments.

Fire departments from Lyford, San Perlita, Raymondville, Elsa and Mercedes assisted.

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